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with many americans worried about losing their jobs over the next year. laura ingle has a wrap-up. >> the latest poll shows out of eleven concerns, greatest ones is the nation's economy with nearly all voters extremely or very concerned. unemployment is also big on the list with 43% of voters saying they are extremely concerned and 49% of voters saying they are very concerned. >> voters personal economic situations shall also a source of worry. the poll finds that 37% of voters are extremely or very worried about losing their job. president obama says he believes passing a small business jobs bill will be critical to the economy. >> it's a bill that will double the amount some small business owners can borrow to grow their companies. it will completely eliminate capital gains taxes on key investments so they can buy new equipment and expand. it will accelerate $55 billion in in tax cuts for businesses large and small that make job creating investments in the next 14 months. >> the end of august marked the end of combat operations in iraq. most american voters appear to have a p
at everything from how the government spends your money to the war in iraq. and laura ingle is live in our new york city newsroom with a wrap-up. the economy is on top of the mind for voters, apparently, according tour latest poll. what do voters say about the job our president is doing to manage the situation? >> hi, julie. well, you know, with the economic recovery seemingly stalled, only 32% of voters are confident the obama administration can handle the economy. nearly twice as many, 61% are concerned about the administration's ability to deal with the situation. political independents, the key swing group in most elections are much more likely to be concerned. 64% than confident. that would be 24%. despite the perception that president obama has not done much to improve the economy, few feel john mccain would have faired better if he had been elected. just over half feel the economy would be the same today if mccain were president. that was 54% of the vote. >> julie: laura, with the president's speech about the end of the u.s. combat or operations in iraq, what are the american people say
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